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Testing the Kerr spacetime with gravitational-wave and electromagnetic observations

One of the Holy Grails of observational astronomy is to confirm the prediction that black holes in the Universe are described by the Kerr solution of Einstein’s field equations of general relativity. This To...

  • Emanuele Berti
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The Fuzzball Paradigm

The fuzzball proposal is a paradigm for black holes. In the conventional picture of a black hole, the region around the horizon is in the vacuum state. In the fuzzball paradigm, string theory effects modify ...

  • Samir D. Mathur
  • David Turton
  • Amitabh Virmani
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Closed
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Topical Collection: Progress in Mathematical Relativity with Applications to Astrophysics and Cosmology

Invited articles based on contributions to the Spanish Relativity Meeting ERE2012, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal, September 3-7, 2012

  • Filipe C. Mena
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Binary Neutron Star mergers

With two announced detections and several more candidate events, binary neutron star mergers are at the center stage of gravitational-wave astronomy. There are many open challenges in the simulation of such ...

  • Nikolaos Stergioulas
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Open
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Ongoing
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The First Century of General Relativity: GR20/Amaldi10

A collection of articles contributed by prominent international experts, commemorating the first century of general relativity.

  • Jerzy Lewandowski
  • Bala R. Iyer
  • Sheila Rowan
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Closed
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